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pun

noun [C] uk   /pʌn/ us  
a humorous use of a word or phrase that has several meanings or that sounds like another word: She made a couple of dreadful puns. This is a well-known joke based on a pun: "What's black and white and red (= read) all over?" "A newspaper."

pun

verb [I] uk   /pʌn/ (-nn-) us  
to make a pun
Translations of “pun”
in Spanish juego de palabras, retruécano…
in French calembour…
in German das Wortspiel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙關語,語義雙關的俏皮話…
in Russian каламбур…
in Turkish cinas, kelime oyunu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双关语,语义双关的俏皮话…
in Polish gra słów…
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